Cumpston Research

Hazel de Berg collection ;

DeB 52

Cumpston speaks of the poets she admires, the direction poetry should take ; Cumpston also reads three of her poems. Notes Recorded on June 16, 1964.
Recordings include: 
Amy Cumpston (McGrath) interviewed by Hazel de Berg in the Hazel de Berg collection [sound recording]. Poet and dramatist, she speaks of her family background; her dislike of university studies; about her poetry writing; the frustrations in being a poet and a playwright; about the element of luck in the writing game; running the Mews Playhouse; Australian theatre.

Interview with Judge Frank McGrath [her husband] [sound recording] / interviewer, Amy McGrath Trafford Whitelock interviewed by Amy McGrath [sound recording]

Captain Val St. Leon interviewed by Amy McGrath [sound recording]

Harold H. Glass interviewed by Amy McGrath [sound recording]


The annual swimming carnival of the Telopea Park Intermediate High School was held yesterday , afternoon.

F.C.T. Girls under 14 years 33 yds.
Freestyle: A. Cumpston (T.P.), 1, M. Waring (G.) 2, E. Blakeley (T.P.) 3.

The Canberra Times Thursday 15 March 1934

Amy is mentioned in 'An annotated bibliography of contemporary women poets of Australia'.
Author: Jennifer Strauss

Affiliation: Monash University, DOI: 10.1080/17449857808588507
Publication Frequency: 4 issues per year. Published in: Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Volume 17, Issue 1 April 1978 , pages 63 - 82S. Previously published as: World Literature Written in English (0093-1705) until 2005

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